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VAN ETTEN, HUDSON

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On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Van Etten displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman (highest rank: Chief Watertender) U.S.S. Nashville

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Port Jervis, Orange County, New York

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Van Etten displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.